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EPA Warns Of Poor Air Quality On Southcoast

Many Southcoast residents may experience breathing problems Wednesday due to poor air quality.

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More Mosquito Spraying In New Bedford

Another round of mosquito spraying is planned for Thursday morning in New Bedford.

As in the past, the targeted ground spraying will be conducted by the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project, and carried out from 2am to sunrise Thursday in and around city parks

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Yin & Jan(g),flickr

Skin Doctor Urges Ban On Tanning Beds For Teens Under 18

Massachusetts lawmakers are considering a bill that would toughen state regulations for tanning salons by prohibiting all teens under 18 from using the facilities.

Current state law allows children between 14 and 17 to visit tanning salons with parental permission

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Better Mother When Stoned

You've heard people say that they're more creative when they're stoned, or they can drive just fine after toking up. Well, this mother of three young children wrote a controversial essay for Cosmopolitan in which she said she's a better parent when she's a "little stoned

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Official Opening for New Maternity Center at St. Luke’s

Southcoast Health officials are celebrating the completion of a $13.5 million renovation to the maternity center at St. Lukes Hospital.

Hospital officials and political leaders cut the ribbon for the new state-of-the-art labor and delivery unit, which features 19 private post-partum rooms, two c-section rooms, and rooms that cater to families

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Barry Bonds throwing out first pitch during playoff game in 2014. / Getty Images

Justice Department Drops Prosecution of Barry Bonds

Home run king Barry Bonds says the Department of Justice dropping its criminal prosecution of him gives him "great peace."

Bonds wrote on BarryBonds.com that he is "relieved, humbled and thankful" that he and his family can move forward from the case

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Retired Doctor Sentenced To Prison In Child Porn Case

(Associated Press) - A retired pediatrician who lives on Cape Cod and once practiced in New York has been sentenced to more than five years in prison after pleading guilty to federal child pornography charges

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Aromatherapy Passes Smell Test

I have a lot of questions about aromatherapy. What smells put you in a good mood? Freshly-baked cookies? Hot pizza? Vanilla? Wildflowers on a sunny day? Your lawn after it has just been cut? We all have certain smells that seem to brighten our day and put us in a better mood

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Activists To Push Solar Power And Raising Net-Metering Cap

(Associated Press) - Environmental activists are launching a tour of Massachusetts to press Beacon Hill lawmakers and Gov. Charlie Baker to lift limits on a key program designed to encourage solar power use in the state

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